Hessian Camp

Hessian Camp (HM1L71)

Location: Reading, PA 19602 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 19.898', W 75° 54.09'

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After Burgoyne's surrender, 1777, German mercenaries, mostly Hessian, were held prisoners at various places until end of war. Those brought to Reading, 1781, were encamped until 1783 in huts on the hillside a quarter-mile to the north.
HM NumberHM1L71
Year Placed1949
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 423421 N 4464956
Decimal Degrees40.33163333, -75.90150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 19.898', W 75° 54.09'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 19' 53.88" N, 75° 54' 5.4" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1801 Hessian Rd, Reading PA 19602, US
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